Whether you are a new troop leader or a seasoned volunteer, you can use your resources wisely and get help online, not to mention the most important advice—from the girls you are leading and advising! Here are three easy steps and some great ideas to make meeting planning go smoothly this year:
Earning a Bronze, Silver, or Gold Award, is a remarkable accomplishment for any Girl Scout. But, does your older girl troop know about all the other Older Girl Leadership Opportunities and Awards available as they progress on their individual paths through the Girl Scout Leadership Experience?
Planning a meeting isn’t just about activities and logistics (although those things are important too!) It’s about creating a safe space where your Girl Scouts can build relationships, grow, and thrive. Here are a basic structure and tips to get you started.
If you’re a troop leader, you’ve probably heard about service units at least once or twice, and maybe even visited yours. But what is a service unit, and why are they such a valuable resource for troop leaders from newbies to veterans? In this post, Shannon shares some need-to-know information to help answer these questions.
Girl Scouts is known for providing girls with an abundance of opportunities to help them become confident and courageous leaders. Delegate governance is just one of the many ways girls can step up and take the lead like a Girl Scout. In this post, Shannon shares some inspiring takeaways from the 2017 Girl Scout National Convention.
Bridging ceremonies are an important part of celebrating your troop’s accomplishments as they go through Girl Scouts. Check out these tips, ideas, and resources to plan your next bridging ceremony with ease!